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Issue I - November 2022

24th EFORT annual Congress

Contribute to medical progress in O&T:

Submit your abstract today!

Are you still wondering whether to submit an abstract for the next EFORT Annual Congress in Vienna? Let us give you some facts:

  • Largest cross border meeting worldwide in O&T;
  • Traditional poster formats with an “expert & peer to peer centric” approach for organised poster walks
  • Unique opportunity to run for prestigious EFORT Awards: Jacques Duparc & Free Paper Awards;
  • Join a network of passionate healthcare professionals.

To set the stage, the main theme chosen by the Scientific Committee is Building the Future of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. EFORT’s Congress has the ambition to showcase all the progress that has emerged from advanced engineering and technology. As advocators for better quality of life we will promote topics such as motion analysis, 3D, robotics and a wide array of on site and virtual learning experiences. 

We would be pleased to see you become an active part in sharing science and contribute to medical progress in O&T.

Do not wait and submit your abstract today! Final deadline for submission is Tuesday 15 November 2023 at 23:59 CET.


EFORT Open Reviews

High-quality instructional peer-reviewed articles

across the whole field of Orthopaedics and Traumatology


VOL.7, N° 10, OCTOBER 2022

📄 Coagulopathy management of multiple injured patients – a comprehensive literature review of the European guideline 2019

Marcel Niemann, Ellen Otto, Christian Eder, Yasmin Youssef, Lutz Kaufner, and Sven Märdian

📄 Rehabilitation following operative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Felix Kurt Massen, Seth Shoap, Turner Vosseller, Weija Fan, John Usseglio, Wolfgang Boecker, Sebastian Felix Baumbach, and Hans Polzer


📄 Defining acute Essex-Lopresti injuries is problematic and variable: a systematic review

B Kooistra, M van den Bekerom, S Priester-Vink, and R Barco


📄 The impact of Parkinson’s disease on results of primary total knee arthroplasty

E Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Carlos Kalbakdij-Sánchez


EFORT e-learning

Save the date for the upcoming

EFORT Webinar

On Monday 28 November 2022 at 19:00 CET, the EFORT Webinar on Neck of Femur Fracture in The Young Adult will focus on femoral neck fractures (intracapsular fractures in the young population, usually presenting following high-energy trauma or repetitive stress / training-related conditions.  

This event will be chaired by Karl Stoffel, Switzerland.

The objectives of this webinar are:

  • To provide a diagnostic algorithm and guidance to decision-making.
  • To define the parameters of an acceptable reduction and describe different methods to achieve this.
  • To explore the indications and technical aspects of a hip replacement for a young patient with a femoral neck fracture.
  • To offer typical case examples of the different methods and explore them via discussion.

This Webinar is organised by EFORT independent of any commercial educational support.


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